Hemp Pesto

Hemp Pesto

by Nick Saltmarsh 1 Comment

This pesto really shows off our delicious and tender shelled hemp seed, evocative of pine nuts and sesame. With our fermented fava bean umami paste taking the place of the usual Parmesan cheese, it happens to be vegan too. It's superb as a pasta sauce but also good stirred into a potato salad, as a dip, or on bruschetta.

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

Method

  1. Place all the ingredients other than the oil in a food processor, blend.
  2. Add the oil and blend to a thick but consistent paste.
  3. If a thinner pesto is required add a little more oil and blend again.



Nick Saltmarsh
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Tamsin
Tamsin

April 09, 2022

Just seen this on James Martin show, so thought I’d check it out. Inspiring & encouraged to eat more pulses, love your recipes :)

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